We look at a day in the life of Sue Glover - one of the country's new Registered Nurse First Surgical Assistants working with mostly children before, during and after their heart surgery.
This year’s theme for International Nurses Day is ‘Nurses: A force for change’. Florence Nightingale was just such a force, using statistics and data to challenge practice and develop health policy. We talk to some nurse researchers about the motivation and goals of nurse research, background some researchers’ career paths and share some tips and advice for those who may wish to follow.
The eye is small and should be ‘pretty easy to learn’ thought ELISSA McDONALD but, an ophthalmology PhD later, the now nursing school lecturer knows how wrong she was.
Sue Clynes' clientele is the poorest of the poor living with heartbreaking conditions of the face and jaw. Find out more about her life living and working on board the Africa Mercy hospital ship as the volunteer nurse leader of the maxillofacial team.